© ANUSH AVETISYAN 2017. DESIGNED BY JENNIE MOSER.

Promotional photos courtesy of Eric Woolsey/Eric Woolsey Photography. Kate Pinkerton photos by J. David Levy.

ARMENIAN-AMERICAN SOPRANO

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"Soprano Anush Avetisyan sparkles as Kate Pinkerton, witness to the human tragedy brought about by her own husband."

LADUE NEWS

on Ms. Avetisyan's 2017 appearance as Kate Pinkerton with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis in Madame Butterfly

Anush Avetisyan "proved to be a gifted singer and interpreter beyond her years."

 

GERMAN WORLD MAGAZINE

April 22, 2017

 Ms. Avetisyan performed in Ludwig van Beethoven’s most celebrated masterpiece, Symphony No. 9, featuring the famous “Ode to Joy” chorus performed by the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra, Connecticut Choral Society, NJCS Camerata, Naugatuck Valley Community College Choir, and the Yale Opera program - Yale School of Music talented soloists and colleagues: Anush Avetisyan, Anne Maguire Mezzo-Soprano and Stephen Clark.

June 2017

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has named Ms. Avetisyan a 2017 winner of the Richard Gaddes Career Award. These awards are provided to exceptional singers from OTSL’s young artist programs to support their artistic and professional growth.

"The third woman in Guarino’s triumvirate is Kate, Pinkerton’s American wife who finds herself thrown into a mess. Strong and resolute to give her new son the best life possible, she is sympathetic to Butterfly’s situation. Far from being willowy and affluent she is brought to life by newcomer Anush Avetisyan, who makes the most of her limited stage time by creating a woman who is empowered and intelligent."

 ROB LEVY, REVIEW STL

on Ms. Avetisyan's 2017 appearance as Kate Pinkerton with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis in Madame Butterfly

"As Kate Pinkerton, soprano Anush Avetisyan was outstanding in the moment when she realized just what kind of man she’d married. "

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH

on Ms. Avetisyan's 2017 appearance as Kate Pinkerton with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis in Madame Butterfly

March 2017

Ms. Avetisyan was named the 1st Place Winner of the Vero Beach Opera Foundation's Inaugural Deborah Voight Competition and received an award of $10,000.